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Weil’s IP Practice Groups Receive Outstanding Recognition in IAM Patent 1000 2017 Survey

Weil continued its streak as a top-ranking firm in intellectual property in the 2017 edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. Weil’s Patent Litigation and Technology & IP Transactions practices were both recognized as among the best in the United States. Weil earned a total of eight firmwide rankings and 11 lawyers received a combined 12 individual recommendations. IAM Patent 1000 praised the Firm’s patent expertise, declaring that Weil “hires and retains only the best lawyers, and its patent transactions and litigation wings on both coasts are packed with top talent; it is no surprise, therefore, that its client roster reads like a who’s who of technology industry leaders.” 

Weil’s Patent Litigation practice earned rankings in California, DC Metro Area, New York and Texas. IAM Patent 1000 noted that the team “remains a go-to for sophisticated technology and life sciences companies when core business threats are detected; the group’s track record at trial inspires a great deal of confidence in its representation.” Weil partners Anish DesaiBrian FergusonDoug McClellanEdward ReinesGarland Stephens and Elizabeth Weiswasser received individual rankings.

Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice received “highly recommended” rankings for Transactions in California and New York. IAM Patent 1000 commended Weil for “putting on a clinic in the patent transactional area, with a redoubtable integrated New York and Silicon Valley team of specialists who are never afraid to break the mould.” All four U.S. Technology & IP Transactions partners are recognized in the IAM Patent 1000Karen BallackMichael EpsteinJeffrey Osterman and Charan Sandhu.

Complete list of firmwide rankings:

National

  • Recommended for Transactions
  • Silver Ranking for Litigation

California

  • Highly Recommended for Transactions
  • Silver Ranking for Litigation

DC Metro

  • Bronze Ranking for Litigation

New York

  • Highly Recommended for Transactions
  • Bronze Ranking for Litigation

Texas

  • Bronze Ranking for Litigation

The IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners is compiled by IAM magazine, a leading source of information on intellectual property, from detailed interviews with both practitioners and patent owners.

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